a program to facilitate setting a clock in sync with linux?

Jayson Smith jaybird at bluegrasspals.com
Wed Mar 26 08:12:57 EDT 2014


I think what is wanted is a program to tick off seconds, as accurately 
as possible, and probably announce the time every minute or so, though 
I'm not sure about this. I think the intended purpose is to synchronize 
standalone talking clocks/watches to the Linux box, rendered accurate 
via NTP. Obviously such clocks/watches have no means of synchronization 
to any accurate time source except by use of human effort.

I know of a program that simulates the tone signals produced by WWV and 
WWVH. It simulates everything except the 100HZ digital time code, the 
double ticks to indicate the difference between UTC and UT1 or whatever 
it's called, and the voice announcements. Unfortunately, it runs on 
Windows, not Linux.

On 3/26/2014 7:05 AM, Kyle wrote:
> I was just thinking you may want something that just ticks off seconds.
> In this case, you can probably use a tick sound and the sleep command in
> a script to get something fairly close to what you want. It's crude, but
> effective.
> ~Kyle
> http://kyle.tk/

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